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Seoul City Temporarily Reopens Sports, Cultural Facilities for Holiday

Seoul City Temporarily Reopens Sports, Cultural Facilities for Holiday

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government temporarily reopened outdoor sports and cultural facilities on Monday for the upcoming holiday period. Under the plan announced Sunday, 63 municipal cultural facilities, which were previously closed as part of antivirus measures, will open from Monday through Oct. 11, subject to the preferences of each [...]

Seoul City to Apply Hydrothermal Air Conditioning Technology to New Transit Complex

Seoul City to Apply Hydrothermal Air Conditioning Technology to New Transit Complex

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul city plans to install an eco-friendly air conditioning system, which uses renewable hydrothermal energy created with water from the Han River, at a public transit complex planned to be built by 2027, its officials said Thursday. A hydrothermal energy system is a technology that uses water temperature that [...]

Seoul City’s Promotional Video Featuring BTS Tops 100 mln Views

Seoul City’s Promotional Video Featuring BTS Tops 100 mln Views

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A promotional video of K-pop superstars BTS introducing the South Korean capital topped 100 million views in the first 10 days of its release, the Seoul city government said Thursday. The video, which launched Sept. 11 on the city’s tourism platform and social media channels, had racked up 104,893,115 views [...]

IoT Plant Cultivators Distributed to Community Centers for Pilot Project

IoT Plant Cultivators Distributed to Community Centers for Pilot Project

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Agricultural Technology Center announced Sunday that it has distributed Internet of Things (IoT)-based indoor plant cultivators to local government agencies for a test run. Indoor plant cultivators control lighting, temperature, humidity and nutrients to ensure the stable growth of plants. Each cultivator is 2.25 meters wide, 0.8 [...]

Seoul City, Seventeen to Unveil YouTube Videos to Introduce Korean Culture to Global Fans

Seoul City, Seventeen to Unveil YouTube Videos to Introduce Korean Culture to Global Fans

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul metropolitan government said Thursday it will unveil a series of YouTube videos through which global fans of Korean pop culture can experience various aspects of the culture with popular K-pop boy band Seventeen. The series, titled “Seoul Hallyu Staycation with Seventeen,” will be uploaded this Saturday and on [...]